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Lester, U.S. otologist. See: Brown sign.


Harold W., 20th-century U.S. ophthalmologist. See: Brown syndrome.


James, U.S. plastic surgeon, 1899-1971. See: Brown-Adson forceps.


James H., 20th-century U.S. microbiologist. See: Brown-Brenn stain.


Robert, English botanist, 1773-1858. See: brownian motion, brownian movement, brownian-Zsigmondy movement.
A number of individuals with the surname Brown have become the namesake for various conditions, including

(1) C.H. Brown (Brown-Vialetto-van Laere syndrome, also known as pontobulbar palsy with deafness);

(2) C.L. Brown (Brown-Symmers disease, also known as acute infantile encephalopathy);

(3) G.E. Brown (Horton-Magath-Brown syndrome, also known as Horton syndrome);

(4) J.W. Brown (Brown syndrome, also known as neural crest syndrome); and

(5) S.I. Brown (Brown syndrome, a term of recent vintage for corneal oedema following cataract extraction)


1. a composite color, therefore variable from creamy to dark brown which is almost black, made from black, red and yellow.
2. a coat color; in horses a brown coat with a tan muzzle; a few hairs of another color may be scattered through the coat creating a brown roan (white admixture), brown chestnut (admixture of chestnut), etc. A brown-ticked gray is a gray horse with wheat grain sized patches of brown hairs scattered through the coat; in cattle a rich creamy brown as in Brown Swiss and many other indigenous breeds.

Patient discussion about Brown

Q. Is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs? My fitness instructor suggested me to have brown eggs instead of white eggs so is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?

A. I have to agree with you. Never heard of any difference between the two and it doesnt sound reasonable that one is better to your health than the other...

Q. hey how about having brown rice in place of white or boiled rice…….?

A. Brown rice is a good carb, plus I personally think it tastes delicious.

Q. what is more healthy, brown sugar or fruit sugar?

A. fruit sugar

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They include: localized targeting, customization of creative, which is especially valuable for ads containing price offerings that aren't available everywhere at the same time, and the immediacy/fast closings, an important tactical tool for us and our dealers," says Browner.
WHEN NEWT GINGRICH AND HIS fellow Republicans forced a temporary government shutdown in late 1995, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Carol Browner scored points for the president by warning that "the environmental cop is not on the beat?
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In May, EPA Administrator Carol Browner appeared before the Appropriations Subcommittee on VA, HUD, and Independent Agencies and agreed to meet with members of the industry.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Carol Browner on Friday that environmental protection has become an important part of bilateral cooperation between China and the United States.
Sarbanes was joined at the event by EPA Administrator Carol Browner, Agriculture Under Secretary Jim Lyons, Eddie Bauer Vice President Dave Hiatt, and a dozen other public officials and community leaders.
Browner was backed by Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt and Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala.
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Draft versions of the Baucus bill (S 1114) have been widely circulated and on February 1, EPA administrator Carol Browner released a series of recommendations--developed by the White House--for changes that the administration would like to see go into the bill.